The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
England / South West
Rank 77 101 66
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -35
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 55 49 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.13% 1.67% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 1.74% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 42 59
Median daily rate £363 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £328 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +11.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2469 2819 2965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.62% 95.82% 96.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1613 1924 1902
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 149 198
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.15 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured DBA in the job title.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the South West region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +25 24 £425 +13.33% 3
Gloucestershire +15 13 £350 - 1
Somerset +6 6 £350 -12.50% 6
Bristol -4 4 £329 -17.81% 2
Dorset -5 2 £388 -13.88% 1
Devon -9 1 £313 -36.54% 4
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 86 (77.48%) SQL
2 66 (59.46%) SQL Server
3 45 (40.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (35.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 35 (31.53%) Oracle
7 30 (27.03%) Unix
8 28 (25.23%) SQL Server 2014
9 27 (24.32%) Windows
9 27 (24.32%) Linux
10 24 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (21.62%) Microsoft
10 24 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 24 (21.62%) Performance Tuning
11 23 (20.72%) Oracle Database
12 22 (19.82%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (19.82%) PowerShell
12 22 (19.82%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (19.82%) Shell Script
13 21 (18.92%) Migration
13 21 (18.92%) High Availability
14 19 (17.12%) Security Cleared
14 19 (17.12%) ETL
14 19 (17.12%) MS Excel
15 18 (16.22%) SAN
15 18 (16.22%) Clustering
15 18 (16.22%) Finance
15 18 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 17 (15.32%) SC Cleared
17 15 (13.51%) .NET

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.70%) IIS
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (1.80%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (17.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) MS Office
3 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (12.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (6.31%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (3.60%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.90%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.90%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.90%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) SaaS
2 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.22%) SAN
2 5 (4.50%) DMZ
3 1 (0.90%) FTP
3 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (59.46%) SQL Server
2 45 (40.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (35.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (25.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 24 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (20.72%) Oracle Database
7 22 (19.82%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (19.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (11.71%) MySQL
10 12 (10.81%) BusinessObjects
10 12 (10.81%) Ingres
11 11 (9.91%) Oracle BI EE
11 11 (9.91%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (6.31%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (5.41%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (4.50%) OLTP
16 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.90%) Subversion
4 1 (0.90%) Toad
4 1 (0.90%) tSQLt
General
1 18 (16.22%) Finance
2 4 (3.60%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.80%) Advertising
3 2 (1.80%) Electronics
3 2 (1.80%) Marketing
3 2 (1.80%) Retail
4 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.90%) Back Office
4 1 (0.90%) Banking
4 1 (0.90%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.51%) .NET
2 4 (3.60%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.80%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) Clustering
2 10 (9.01%) Replication
3 6 (5.41%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.80%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.80%) NHS
6 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.90%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.03%) Unix
2 27 (24.32%) Linux
2 27 (24.32%) Windows
3 9 (8.11%) Solaris
4 7 (6.31%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.90%) AIX
5 1 (0.90%) SUSE
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.62%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (18.92%) High Availability
2 21 (18.92%) Migration
3 19 (17.12%) ETL
4 14 (12.61%) Data Management
5 12 (10.81%) Data Encryption
5 12 (10.81%) SQL Optimisation
6 11 (9.91%) Data Migration
6 11 (9.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (9.01%) Data Modelling
7 10 (9.01%) ERP
7 10 (9.01%) ITIL
8 7 (6.31%) Business Continuity
8 7 (6.31%) Data Analysis
8 7 (6.31%) Incident Management
9 6 (5.41%) ITIL V3
10 5 (4.50%) CRM
11 4 (3.60%) Change Management
11 4 (3.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (77.48%) SQL
2 37 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 22 (19.82%) PowerShell
3 22 (19.82%) Shell Script
4 7 (6.31%) PL/SQL
5 6 (5.41%) C#
5 6 (5.41%) VBScript
6 4 (3.60%) VB
7 3 (2.70%) Java
8 2 (1.80%) Perl
8 2 (1.80%) PHP
9 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (17.12%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.32%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.50%) Degree
4 2 (1.80%) MCSA
4 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.90%) MCP
5 1 (0.90%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) ISO 14001
1 2 (1.80%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (1.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 12 (10.81%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.80%) SRDF
3 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (10.81%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 4 (3.60%) SCCM
4 2 (1.80%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.80%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.90%) Nagios
5 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (31.53%) Oracle
2 24 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.81%) SAP
4 11 (9.91%) Hyperion
4 11 (9.91%) VMware
5 5 (4.50%) IBM
6 3 (2.70%) Sun
6 3 (2.70%) Teradata
7 2 (1.80%) EMC
8 1 (0.90%) Siebel
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